Equipment Commissioning/Training Engineer
The position of Equipment Commissioning/Training Engineer is available in Boston, MA. This role entails various engineering responsibilities associated with the successful installation, startup, and commissioning of new packaging lines and batch processing systems. It is an integral position in our line start-up process, with regular travel to four facilities being a requirement.
The responsibilities of the Equipment Commissioning/Training Engineer include:
- Developing commissioning plans that include staffing requirements, Supply Chain requirements, and warehousing for new Packaging Lines
- Creating and managing budgets for startup and commissioning
- Establishing F.A.T. testing protocols and all testing and commissioning protocols
- Overseeing testing and commissioning activities for new installations
- Monitoring progress and documenting line status for the organization
- Coordinating installation details with Project Engineers and Local Plant Management
- Ensuring the full functionality of safety systems on the lines and collaborating with Local EHS to create a LOTO program for new lines
- Ability to travel 60-70% of the time and manage line installation and commissioning activities
- Working closely with Continuous Improvement teams to identify opportunities on existing lines and coordinating and managing improvement plans
- Commitment to safety starts with management. Managers and frontline supervisors have the responsibility of creating and maintaining a safety culture and ensuring a safe work environment.
Education and/or Experience
A degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science is required. Preferably, applicants should have 3-5 years of related experience in the Food, Beverage, or Dairy industry. Direct knowledge of packaging lines, including filling, labeling, case handling, and palletizing systems, is necessary. Experience working in a manufacturing environment is also desirable.